Coastal Carolina U. to Implement Security Upgrades
CONWAY, S.C. — In an effort to improve security on campus, the public safety department at Coastal Carolina University (CCU) will roll out a new public safety building in mid-September.
The building, which is a million dollar venture for the school, will have a 911 dispatch center and an interview room, according to WMBFNews.com. The building will also house security camera monitors for the more than 200 cameras the department installed throughout the campus.
Additionally, the university has deployed an audible alert system that will sound an alarm in the event of a severe weather incident or if an armed intruder comes on campus. University officials are also seeking to add locks to all its classrooms, as well as add two more officers to its public safety department.
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